Monday, April 14, 2014

Ufunguo ICT Training Scholarship Opportunities

The Ufunguo Scholarships: Launched in August 2002, the Ufunguo Scholarship programme is a major education initiative to raise the level of computer literacy amongst young Kenyans from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.  

The programme aims to benefit 1% of school leavers by providing access to quality ICT training courses managed by its delivery partner, the Institute of Advanced Technology (IAT).

The Ufunguo Scholarship covers the following Programmes:
  1. International Computer Driving License (ICDL) - An international qualification which enables one to demonstrate their competence in use of computer applications
  2. User Support Professional- Equips one with technical knowledge in computer maintenance, it covers both Hardware and software aspects
  3. Network Support Specialist (N+) – Equips one with skills in handling computer networking.
  4. Computer programming - Aims at providing students with an entry point for a career in programming using Visual Basic (VB) and Java Languages.
  5. Web Design
Applications for the Ufunguo Scholarship are open to Young Kenyans who have either recently cleared high school or are currently in Form Four.   

Application forms are available at all IAT Centres

Alternatively download and complete an application form here for free. Ufunguo Scholarship Form
Application Deadline 25 April 2014
  1. Fill in the required fields
  2. Attach a recent passport size photo
  3. Staple a copy of either KCSE result slip or Certificate
  4. Completed forms should be either:
  • Dropped at any IAT Centre
  • Sent Via Mail –
  • Send Via Post – P.O. Box 165-00618 Ruaraka